It is important to slow down the progression of a stye in the eye as early as possible to avoid any complications. The first step is to start eye drops, 5-6 times a day, after consulting an eye specialist. You will find many different over the counter eye drops that can provide some temporary relief to your condition. Remember to always wash your hands before putting in the eye drops.
Cook hard-boiled eggs. Wrap them in a thin handkerchief, scarf or thin towel and put them on the affected area 4-5 times a day for 10-15 minutes. Do not underestimate the power of this traditional method used to get rid of this disorder.
Wrap a piece of cotton on a toothpick after dipping the cotton in alcoholic tincture of iodine. Apply the toothpick with the cotton on the affected area shortly before bedtime.
Use antibacterial medicines along with home remedies for the external treatment. However, you should consult an ophthalmologist before taking these drugs.
You can also drink chamomile tea and calendula for 5-7 days in order to get rid of a stye. You will need a teaspoon of calendula and chamomile. Put them in 0.25 litres of boiling water and leave the mixture for an hour in a warm place. Drink the mixture before having a meal.